Enter the Prime Minister’s Spelling Bee

Schools in Bonner can get involved in this year’s Prime Minister’s Spelling Bee to promote literacy in an entertaining and engaging way. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said this year the spelling bee would be hosted by Kids News and conducted through a digital format rather than face to face. “Not only will…

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Extension planned for Minnippi Parklands’ bikeway

An extension of the Minnippi Parklands bikeway is one of 41 projects to benefit from a $40 million Morrison Government funding injection into infrastructure upgrades across the Brisbane region. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said the funding had been delivered to Brisbane City Council through the Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Grants. “This…

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Commemorative grants open

A new year means the opening of the 2021-22 Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program, with applications now welcome from organisations in Bonner. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said the program was entering its 25th year and had already supported thousands of projects nationally, including in Bonner. “It gives me great pleasure to…

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Call for new Local Drug Action Teams in Bonner

Community Organisations in Bonner are invited to form a partnership to tackle drugs and alcohol, with funding from the Morrison Government. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said applications were open for registration of new Local Drug Action Teams (LDATs) to prevent and minimize harm from ice, alcohol and other drugs. “Alcohol and other…

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Funding supports women leaders in sport

More women will reach their leadership potential with the Australian Government investing an additional $3.4 million over four years for the highly regarded Women Leaders in Sport (WLIS) program. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said more than 25,000 women across the country had benefited from the initiative since it started in 2002. “WLIS…

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Students encouraged to enter ANZAC Day School Awards

STUDENTS in Bonner can learn more about veteran service and Australian wartime history by asking the question, ‘what does commemoration look like in our community?’ Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said students could enter the Anzac Day Schools’ Awards and honour the service and sacrifice of Australians from the First World War to modern…

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Holiday in Australia this year

The Morrison Government has launched a $5 million campaign across national advertising, TV and event sponsorships to encourage Australians to book a holiday in Australia this year. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said the advertising blitz was about promoting domestic holidays to support our local tourism jobs and businesses. “The campaign will feature…

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